Lying Quotes

Lying to ourselves is more deeply ingrained than lying to others.

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky

Revolutionaries do not make revolutions! The revolutionaries are those who know when power is lying in the street and when they can pick it up. Armed uprising by itself has never yet led to revolution.

Hannah Arendt

Lying has a kind of respect and reverence with it. We pay a person the compliment of acknowledging his superiority whenever we lie to him.

Samuel Butler

Lying rides upon debts back.

Benjamin Franklin

I am many things. I can be quite mad, and young, but I`m not the kind of person who goes out to nightclubs and goes crazy. I am more like lying on my bed and listening to classical music to relax.

Eva Green

You will not be carried to Heaven lying at ease upon a feather bed.

Samuel Rutherford

As you can not arise except you are lying low, so there is no glory without sacrifice.

Dr Joel Akande

The trouble with lying and deceiving is that their efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide.

Hannah Arendt

I like summer. I like warmer weather and long days. I'm one of those silly people who still enjoy lying in the sun - my children are horrified!

Danielle Steel

There is no logical way to the discovery of these elemental laws. There is only the way of intuition, which is helped by a feeling for the order lying behind the appearance.

Albert Einstein

For scores of millions of Americans, Clinton's "caring" was more important than his lying.

James Bovard

Many days later another caravan was passing and a man saw something on top of the highest dune there. And when they went up to see, they found Outka, Mimouna and Aicha; they were still there, lying the same way as when they had gone to sleep. And all three of the glasses... were full of sand. That was how they had their tea in the Sahara.

Paul Bowles

If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the lack of sleep

Dale Carnegie

I don't mind lying, but I hate inaccuracy.

Samuel Butler

For the trouble with lying and decieving is that their efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide. In this sense, truth, even if it does not prevail in public, possesses an ineradicable primacy over all falsehoods.

Hannah Arendt

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